Weekend Proggie

Guma Guma Superstars in Eastern provinceThe biggest plot over weekends for the next two months is the Primus Guma Guma Super Stars (PGGSS) road trips.This time round, people in Ngoma and Nyagatare in the Eastern Province are in for a real treat because all the Guma Guma superstars will be...

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 12:00 AM

Uwikirezi to represent Canada at Miss Asia Pacific

CANADA based Rwandan beauty, Divine Uwikirezi, will once again represent Canada in a beauty pageantThe model, who in 2010 won Miss Earth Canada and also voted Miss Photogenic Canada, was once again selected to represent the North American nation in this June’s Miss Asia Pacific World Pageant...

Monday, May 14, 2012, 12:00 AM

Emmy dumps PGGSS, goes to the US

One of the favorites to take home this year’s Primus Guma Guma Superstar (PGGSS) monies, Emmanuel Nsengiyumva  aka Emmy, has left for the United States of America leaving the competition with just nine contestants.By press time, Landry Jabo, who works with East African Promoters,...

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 12:00 AM

Alpha made ‘Student Assistant’ at Campbellsville University

Renowned Rwandan artiste, Alpha Rwirangira, who is pursuing his studies at Campbellsville University, Kentucky was recently appointed, ‘Student Assistant’ were he’s doing his Music Business course.Alpha is reported to have said that: “I would like to thank God who gave this...

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 12:00 AM

Oprah travels all the way to Kigali; for Katauti

Irene Uwoya Pancras also known as Oprah (because of role in the Tanzanian movie, ‘Oprah’) is said to be Kigali to re-ignite her relationship with hubby, former Amavubi skipper, Hamad Ndikumana Katauti.The pair, who are known for their on and off relationship have a kid, Krish, who...

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

Did you spend the last weekend indoors and not out with friends? Worry no more, we’ve got you covered.Here is our selection of the most interesting events you must not miss this weekend.Bob Marley concert at White HorseToday, May 11, Kigali will join the rest of the world to commemorate the...

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 12:00 AM

Plenty of drinks, music and fun at ‘Beautiful People’ party

The mood was ideal. They could not have had a more perfect day for the ‘Beautiful People’ party .Over the weekend, the most anticipated event in Kigali was the ‘Beautiful People’ party at the Kicukiro based Stone House pub.With revellers allowed to enter with their own...

Monday, May 7, 2012, 12:00 AM

Music Piracy, the way forward

A few weeks ago, the media was ablaze with the news of CecileKayirebwa ordering all radio stations and the National TV to stopplaying her songs on their respective media houses without her consent.It might be an action that we might all find hard to understand, but just like all heavy decisions, we...

Saturday, May 5, 2012, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

THIS month has an extra special treat for you, as Primus Guma Guma Superstar second season road show kicks off in earnest. Contestants will be proving to the public their music prowess. However, there are plenty of other activities that will help you enjoy your weekend. Primus Guma Guma in Rusizi...

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

THE weekend is here again. This weekend seems to be a bit busy with so many good activities happening at the same time. The Weekend Proggie has handpicked for you some of the most exciting activities for you, your family and friends. Hopefully you will enjoy the recommendations and it will save you...

Friday, April 27, 2012, 12:00 AM

Massive crowd at roof top party

Last weekend, Kigali was home to two mega music events; the Salax Awards at Petit Stade and the “Roof Top” party at Kigali City Tower (KCT). With both events scheduled on the same day and in Kigali, one would have thought that one of them had to flop- but that was not the case as they...

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

Roof Top Party at KCTYou won’t believe it, but it’s on at Kigali City Tower (KCT). Heineken and RwandAir are holding what they called the “RoofTop Party”.Being the big party that it’s supposed to be, the organisers have flown in one of the region’s celebrated...

Friday, March 30, 2012, 12:00 AM

Out to lift up Hip-Hop

Though it seemed like RnB had taken the lion’s share of music in Rwanda, of late Rwandan Hip-Hop has defied the odds and it’s swiftly building it’s self a following.Among the people responsible for this u-turn is a generation of young people whose Hip-Hop songs are getting ample...

Saturday, March 24, 2012, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

Natty Dread & Son at White Horse Want to experience an unforgettable evening filled with beautiful music and great Reggae vibes? Well, celebrated Natty Dread and his son, Nesta Mitali, will, today, perform at White Horse in Kimironko. They will be accompanied by a host of local Reggae acts like...

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 12:00 AM

3rd Edition of ‘Uganda Night’ on

Imbaraga Internet Radio is holding its third ‘Uganda Night’ in Kigali on Saturday, March 24, from 8pm till dawn. On the night, Maro, a professional vocalist famous for the song ‘Biabe’ that features Blue3’s Mya, will perform at all his songs, and probably some from his...

Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 12:00 AM

Newly launched club offers Kigali additional style and sound

Club Galaxy opened its doors in Kigali on Friday, March 2, adding a cutting-edge vision to the city’s nightlife scene.In the place of the former Club Next, which stood as a local hot spot for only a short period of time, Galaxy offers an atmosphere completely redesigned and revamped from the...

Monday, March 5, 2012, 12:00 AM

DJ Crème to perform at Club Galaxy relaunch

He has performed at numerous prestigious nightclubs in Kenya, Dubai and in other parts of the world – and he is now in Kigali to rock the city. This Friday, DJ Crème de la Crème will be performing at the relaunch of Club Galaxy, (formerly Club Next), in Muhima. The new club is...

Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 12:00 AM

Knowles, Miraji release single

When one mentions the names Knowles and Sandra Miraji, the first thing that comes to your mind is their beautiful looks. This doesn’t mean that they have no talent but rather underline the fact that, they are one of the prettiest we have in the music industry.Talking of their talent, the two...

Monday, February 27, 2012, 12:00 AM

ShowTime in Skol Promo

Local events organisers ShowTime Event will coordinate the launch of Skol’s ‘Get Connected with Skol Promo’ at the grounds of the Private Sector Federation (PSF) in Gikondo, today.Davies Genza, ShowTime’s CEO, told The New Times that, a host of musicians; both local and...

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 12:00 AM

The Mohawk is today’s ruling hairstyle

When my editor told me that ‘Old School’ was this week’s topic, the first thing that came to my mind was the Mohawk hairstyle. This was not because I don one on my head but rather because nothing Old School is as trendy as the Mohawk today.For those of you who may not know the...

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 12:00 AM